What does the word knead mean?

Usage examples for knead

  1. So vainly shall Virginia set her battle in array; In vain her trampling squadrons knead the winter snows with clay. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  2. Write statements containing each of the following words, used in such a manner as to show their proper meaning: herd, heard; need, knead; no, know; way, weigh; knew, new. – New National Fourth Reader by Charles J. Barnes and J. Marshall Hawkes